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Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre (Renovation)

  • Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre
    Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre
    After nearly 30 years, the Williamsburg community is enjoying entertainment on the shores of Lake Matoaka again in a beautifully renovated outdoor theater.

The project consisted of a rehabilitation and upgrade of the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre which is located on the shores of lake Matoaka at the western side of campus. Total project funding includes $2.5 million in 2002 General Obligation Bonds, in anticipation of this project providing a supporting venue for Jamestown 2007 events.

  • Cost: $ 7.6-million
  • Fund Source: GOB/VCBA and Private Funds
  • Renovation GSF: 7,120
  • Start Date: May 2006
  • Finish Date: April 2007
  • Design Team: Glave Holmes Associates Architects
  • Contractor: W.M. Jordan Company
  • Progress: Construction is substantially complete. All underground utilities are installed, the new ticket/restroom facility is complete, ADA access ramps to the bowl are complete and the seating bowl is finished except for final lighting installation and landscaping. Interior finishes are nearing completion in the back of house to meet scheduled substantional completion in mid-April.

 

Building Committee

Haskell Brown, Project Manager
Anna Martin, Vice President, Administration
W. Samuel Sadler, Vice President, Student Affairs
Susan Pettyjohn, Associate Vice President, Development
Mark Constantine, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Student Activities
David Dudley, Technical Director, Theater, Speech, and Dance
J. Timmons Roberts, Professor of Sociology and Director, Environmental Science/Studies
Edgar Williams, Associate Professor of Music and Orchestra Director, Music Department
Rob Cross, Virginia Arts Festival
Jeanne Zeidler, Director, Community Cultural Affairs
Sheila Sheppard, Student
Bob Dillman, Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
Wayne Boy, Associate Director of Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction
Martha Sheets, Senior Planner